Education policies as means to tackle income disparity: the Singapore case

Pundarik Mukhopadhaya (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

ISSN: 0144-333X

Publication date: 1 December 2000

Abstract

Outlines the education system in Singapore, discusses various education policies taken by the government of Singapore and examines their equality‐enhancing effects. Explores how parents’ educational background affects the educational attainment of students and thus gives them a better opportunity to avail themselves of the fruits of education policies. Suggests some futhre strategies.

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Mukhopadhaya, P. (2000), "Education policies as means to tackle income disparity: the Singapore case", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 20 No. 11/12, pp. 59-73. https://doi.org/10.1108/01443330010789287

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MCB UP Ltd

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